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Conference in Honor of Jerry Fodor
From Thursday, May 16, 2019
To Friday, May 17, 2019
Academic Building 1180, CAC
Almost all talks were recorded. You can view the playlist with all videos here -
Academic Building, Room 1180, College Avenue Campus
15 Seminary Pl, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Space is limited, so if you plan to attend, please click here to RSVP.
Thursday, May 16th
|9:00-9:30 am||Breakfast (Provided)|
|9:30-9:45 am||Opening Remarks, James Swenson, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs|
|9:45-10:45 am||Session 1 - Tom Bever, "Foundational cognitive science themes that Jerry explored"|
|10:45-11:00 am||Coffee Break|
|11:00 am - Noon||Session 2 - Rochel Gelman, "Innate learning and beyond: The case of number"|
|Noon - 2:30 pm||Lunch (Not provided, see below for options)|
|2:30-3:30 pm||Session 3 - Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, "What Jerry and I got right about what Darwin got wrong"|
|3:30-3:45 pm||Coffee Break|
|3:45-4:45 pm||Session 4 - David Rosenthal, "Fodor's Representationalism"
|4:45-5:45 pm||Session 5 - Terry Horgan, “Morphological content and chromatic illumination in belief fixation”|
|6:00 pm||Dinner Reception Open to All (6th Floor WEST Wing of the Academic Building)|
Friday, May 17th
|9:00-9:15 am||Breakfast (Provided)|
|9:15-10:15 am||Session 6 - Louise Antony, "Not psychological, but not brutely causal either"|
|10:15-10:30 am||Coffee Break|
|10:30-11:30 am||Session 7 - Kevan Edwards, “Fodor* on concepts, Frege’s Problem, and the division of explanatory labor”|
|11:30 am - 12:30 pm||Session 8 - Eric Margolis, "Understanding concept nativism"|
|12:30-3:00 pm||Lunch (Not provided, see below for options)|
|3:00-4:00 pm||Session 9 - Susan Schneider, "Conscious machines? A sober-minded approach"|
|4:00-4:15 pm||Coffee Break|
|4:15-5:15 pm||Session 10 - Georges Rey, "Fodor's mis-guided Quineanism"|
|5:15-6:15 pm||Session 11 - Randy Gallistel, "It’s numbers all the way down”|
|6:15-6:30 pm||Closing Remarks|
For those visitors who are driving to Conference in Honor of Jerry Fodor, visitor parking is available in Lots 26, 30 (behind the Student Center at 126 College Ave) and the College Avenue Deck (622 George Street).
Visitors must use the link to register cars in advance:
Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.
|2||Krispy Pizza||0.2||3 min||Pizza|
|3||Elevation Burger||0.2||3 min||Organic Burger|
|4||Jersey Mike's Sub||0.2||3 min||Sandwiches|
|5||Starbucks||0.2||4 min||Coffeehouse (Bakery, Sandwiches, Drinks)|
|7||R U Hungry||0.3||5 min||Sandwiches|
|8||Surf Taco||0.3||5 min||Mexican|
|9||Wendy's||0.3||6 min||Fast Food|
|10||Playa Bowls||0.3||6 min||Healthy fruit smoothie in a bowl|
|11||Hidden Grounds Coffee||0.3||7 min||Coffeehouse (Bakery, Sandwiches, Drinks)|
|12||Olive Branch||0.3||7 min||Pizza and Italian|
|13||Nirvanis Indian Grill||0.4||8 min||Indian|
|14||Hansel 'n Griddle||0.4||8 min||Sandwiches, Brunch, Burgers|
|15||Mamoun's||0.4||9 min||Middle Eastern, Mediterranean|
|16||Stuff yer Face||0.4||9 min||Pub, American, Pizza|
|17||Noodle Gourmet||0.4||9 min||Chinese, Noodles|
|18||Wings over Rutgers||0.4||8 min||Fast Food, Chicken Wings, Sandwiches|
|19||Thai Noodle||0.5||9 min||Thai|
|20||King of Gyro||0.3||7 min||Halal, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean|
|21||Efes Mediterranean Grill||0.4||8 min||Mediterranean, Turkish, Seafood|
|22||Desi Tasty Grill||0.4||8 min||Indian, Pakistani, Halal|
|23||Sushi Room Japanese Grill||0.4||8 min||Sushi, Japanese, Asian, American|
|24||KBG Korean BBQ and Grill||0.4||9 min||Korean, American|
|27||Sahara||0.4||9 min||Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish|
|28||La Catrina||0.4||8 min||Mexican|
|29||Namli Mediterranean & Turkish Cuisine||0.6||13 min||Turkish, Mediterranean|
This event was funded by the generous contributions from the School of Arts and Science at Rutgers University and was hosted by the Departments of Philosophy and the Center for Cognitive Science.
Remembrances and Obituaries
For remembrances, obituaries and other publications, please visit Jerry Fodor's page.